“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Beltsville, Maryland

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Beltsville is in Prince George's County
    Prince George's County (528)
    Anne Arundel County (436)
    Calvert County (153)
    Charles County (144)
    Howard County (132)
    Montgomery County (578)
    Washington, D.C. (2031)
    Alexandria, Virginia (301)
    Fairfax County, Virginia (499)
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1Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Abraham Hall: A Historic African American Benevolent Lodge
Abraham Hall was built in 1889 as a lodge for the Benevolent Sons and Daughters of Abraham. Chartered in 1877, this fraternal organization provided emergency financial assistance and death benefits to its members: a form of insurance not otherwise . . . Map (db m66418) HM
2Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Ammendale Normal Institute
This is the site of Ammendale Normal Institute, built to house the novitiate and school of the Christian Brothers, a teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church. It is located in an area known as Ammendale, after Admiral Daniel Ammen, inventor, . . . Map (db m118594) HM
3Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West
The American Society for Horticultural Science hereby recognizes the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West as an ASHS Horticultural Landmark for an outstanding history of research that has benefited the science of horticultural research in . . . Map (db m19183) HM
4Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Brown’s Tavern
This plaque and garden commemorate the site of Brown’s Tavern, a Prince George’s County Historic Site that served travelers on the former Baltimore-Washington turnpike from the early 1830’s to the early 1990’s. It was constructed and owned by the . . . Map (db m2983) HM
5Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Ebenezer Meeting HouseFirst Methodist Episcopal Church in Beltsville, Maryland
In 1836, trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church purchased one acre of land at this location from Evan Shaw, a Plantation Owner, at a cost of ten dollars. Ebenezer Meeting House was built on this location and was in use until about 1861. A . . . Map (db m98944) HM
6Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Iron Production: Maryland's Industrial Past - The Iron Making Process
Iron Production: Maryland’s Industrial Past Maryland’s early economy and identity were based on slave-based agriculture. However, slaves were also employed in manufacturing iron, one of the first non-agricultural industries. Seeing how . . . Map (db m104641) HM
7Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Queen’s Chapel Methodist Church, Established 1868
Site of the original Queen's Chapel Church, founded just after the Civil War by Thomas Queen and other Trustees. The church was build at the location of an early African-American burying ground, and became an important meeting place for the black . . . Map (db m61021) HM
8Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Site of Van Horn's Tavern
An important stopping place in colonial days. Mentioned by Washington, Lafayette and other noted men after the Revolution. Count de Rochambeau's troops camped here in June 1782 on the return march from the victory at Yorktown.Map (db m3574) HM
9Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Three Sisters: Close Knit Communities of the Laurel Area.
Other enclaves of African American ironworkers in the Laurel area include Bacontown and the Grove. Bacontown was named for Maria Bacon, a former slave freed in 1860. In 1880, the plot of land she inherited from Achsah Dorsey, her former owner, . . . Map (db m19118) HM
10Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — Van Horn’s TavernOn Vansville Hill — Prince George's County, Maryland —
President George Washington stopped there on July 19, August 7, and September 12, 1795.Map (db m355) HM
11Maryland (Prince George's County), Beltsville — When the Iron was Hot: African America Ironworkers of Muirkirk
The Snowden family owned Patuxent Ironworks until 1847 when Andrew and Elias Ellicott purchased land from the Snowdens and erected the Muirkirk Furnace. The Ellicotts operated the Furnace until 1860 when it was purchased by one of Boston’s leading . . . Map (db m18796) HM
Sep. 21, 2021